Undercover & Overworked

This fascinating article in the New York Times is well worth a read. It is about two authors who went undercover as caterers in New York. They found themselves falling into a rabbit hole that would consume them for the next four years.

For us the quote of the article was “It’s a revelatory, detail-rich and often breathless examination of a cutthroat world where the demanding clients include billionaires and celebrity brides but the cooking conditions resemble a mobile Army hospital”

Until you have worked behind the scenes at an event, especially in a Grade II Listed venue you really wouldn’t believe it.  The temporary kitchens built from a few tables, hired in ovens, a water boiler and some gallon water containers are quite unbelievable!

Read the full article here.